How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Spring Into the Season With Halitosis Prevention

Have you ever heard of halitosis? The chances are that you have but are unaware this is its name. Halitosis is frequently known as bad breath and can occur at any age. Oftentimes, bad breath is the result of an underlying condition within your oral health, although it can also... Read more »

You Can Help Prevent Cavities on Your Child’s Teeth With Dental Sealants

Your son or daughter’s permanent teeth can play an important role in helping them bite off and breakdown the foods they consume. These teeth will need to serve them throughout the long years of their adult life, so preventing cavities in their adolescent years may be of utmost importance. Many... Read more »

Smile Restorations Sometimes Include Dental Implants

If you feel self-conscious about your smile, then perhaps dental implants can help you! Dental implants are great for restoring lost teeth because of the long-lasting and robust effects they can have on your smile. To help you learn more about dental implants, our dentist, Dr. David McKenna with McKenna... Read more »

Avoid Canker Sores by Recognizing the Triggers

While canker sores may not be serious to your health, they are irritating and can cause you to suffer significant discomfort when they appear. Although the ulcers are small and shallow, they can appear unexpectedly on the gums and inner lips, where they linger for days. Avoiding these five common... Read more »

Build Your Best Smile with Oral Cancer Screenings

Have you ever visited your dentist for an oral health care screening? If you haven't, it is essential that you do. Every single year in America, over 42,000 individuals will be diagnosed with oral and throat cancers. Furthermore, the 5-year survival rate of those that are diagnosed is only roughly... Read more »

Foods That Help Your Smile

We all want to take care of our bodies, and feed them the best foods for our continued health. Did you know that a healthy diet affects your mouth, as well? Let’s take a look at some of the best foods you can choose for a healthy smile. Dairy: If... Read more »

Tips for Selecting the Right Toothpaste for Your Smile

Because there are many different types of toothpaste available, choosing the right toothpaste for your smile can be difficult. However, with Dr. David McKenna’s help, it’s possible. Our dentist is happy to help you choose the right toothpaste for your teeth and smile by encouraging you to select a paste... Read more »

The Characteristics to Look for in Mouthwash

Are you in search for a new mouthwash? If so, our dentist, Dr. David McKenna, is more than happy to help you choose a mouthwash that is right for you and your smile. As you may already know, there are many different types of rinses that can help you in... Read more »

Enamel Erosion Can Be Prevented With Fluoride

If you frequently struggle with tooth sensitivity to the point that it is negatively affecting the quality of your life, it could be caused by a number of dental issues. The most common cause of tooth sensitivity and its main worsening factor is the erosion of tooth enamel. While tooth... Read more »